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Forgotten Windows XP Login Password

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sf_331, Feb 20, 2005.

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  1. sf_331

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    My sister changed the password on her laptop on her user accounts and she completely forgot the password... She claims she didnt change anything, but thats not the problem..
    The problem is that we cant login anymore. Guest Account is OFF.
    I tried to access with the Administrator Account and it wouldnt let me due to account restriction

    What should I do
     
  2. angel

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    Is that XP Home or Pro?
    If Home, you will need to boot in safe mode to login as Administrator (that's the account restriction :) )
     
  3. angel

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    Oh, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
     
  4. sf_331

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    Thanks!

    It is XP Home..
    How do I boot into Safe mode??
     
  5. angel

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    Tap the f8 key when booting, just after it detects the drives. Then select Safe Mode. (if you see the Windows screen loading before selecting Safe Mode, you missed it)
     
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    Thanks!
    got it
     
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